Alysia Christiaen's Archive

You Can Handle the Truth! The Examination for Discovery: How do you prepare?

Many of my clients get anxious when they have to do their examination for discovery and it is understandable why they would – during the discovery they will be asked questions by a lawyer, an unknown experience for most people. We all tend to be nervous for the unknown. And, of course, there is the […]...Read More

The Hard Truth: Justice Takes Time

One of the most common questions we hear from clients is “how long is my lawsuit going to take? Alysia Christiaen shares the hard truth and some reassurance....Read More

The Court Provides a Way to Fight Cyber-Bullying: Internet Harassment Tort

Cyber-bullying is a serious problem that is getting worse as we have been driven online to an even greater extent due to the pandemic. I cringe at the number of hours I myself spend on social media when I get my weekly usage report from my phone. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to enjoy spending […]...Read More

Can I Replace My Income When Injured?

Suffering injuries in an accident can result in having to take time off of work to recover and to focus on rehabilitation and treatment. Many people are fearful of taking the time needed to recover because of the impact it will have on their income. There are several benefits that may be available to an […]...Read More

Even More Stress: The Psychological Impact of Litigation

After getting injured in an accident – of any kind – it is a certainty that the injured person will experience stress. There is the stress that comes with getting appropriate medical care and treatment. If you are not able to return to work, there is the stress that is associated with being on a […]...Read More

Personal Injury Case Testimonial

Alysia was my lawyer for a personal injury case from 2013 to 2020. If integrity, knowledge, and a fighting sense of justice are integral in your assessment of a strong lawyer, then Alysia would be your choice. I found her to be honest, frank, and patient. I had many questions and most probably was not […]...Read More

How Does My Litigation Proceed with Social Distancing?

Just as social distancing has changed how we communicate with our family and friends, it has changed how lawyers are communicating with their clients. Face to face meetings are no longer possible until pandemic restrictions are eased. Communications with your lawyer are essential to your understanding how your litigation is progressing, and to having your […]...Read More

Social Media and Your Personal Injury Action

During this time of physical distancing and staying at home to try to #FlattenTheCurve of Covid-19, many of us are spending more time on social media as a way to keep in touch with friends and family. (I am as guilty of this as you are!) If you are currently involved in a personal injury […]...Read More

Another Privacy Tort: Publicity Placing the Plaintiff in a False Light

For almost twelve years, Ontario courts have recognized torts for different types of invasion into a person’s privacy. Recently, a fourth privacy tort was adopted by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a family law case. As a result of Justice Kristjanson’s ruling in the case of Yenovkian v Gulian, 2019 ONSC 7279, Ontario […]...Read More

A Brain “Kiln” to Benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre

On Friday, September 27, I hosted the third annual Delhi Brain “Kiln” to benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre. A fun night of friendly trivia knowledge competition was had by all. The winning team – Port Pals – took the win by one point. There was a tie for “most stumped” team, who walked away […]...Read More

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